[portland] CMS Recommendations

jonathan karon monk at netjunky.com
Thu Sep 2 01:53:57 CEST 2010

Hi Rich,

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:
>  I see there's Django, Plone, and more that are python based. I'm sure each
> has strengths and weaknesses, and I'm looking for one appropriate for a
> professional consulting site, not a store.
>  Please suggest an easy to learn, maintain, and use python-based CMS.

If you're just looking to publish a small web site and make it easily
maintainable, stacks like Django and Plone are vast overkill and come
with a great deal of setup and learning you shouldn't have to deal
with.  Django is a web app framework and Plone is as much an App
Server as a CMS.

Setting up and running a MySQL instance and WordPress will actually be
less work than getting a usable web site up and running on Plone or
Django-CMS (especially if your server has prebuilt MySQL, PHP, and
Apache packages).

It's not Python, but you might have a look at Drupal as it does have
good Postgres support.

If anyone knows of good simple CMS / blogging frameworks in Python I'd
love to hear about them.

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